All over the world, the US is moving its soldiers to prepare for this battle.
And yesterday a video was leaked, which showed a convoy of female soldiers being deployed to Iraq. And they were "twerking" their way through the dessert.
This week a former senior US National Security Council official and top foreign policy expert, Hillary Mann Leverett, announced on Al Jazeera that the United States was on the brink of World War 3.
Iran has a large military, a nuclear program, it is geographically crucial to the Middle East, it borders the Strait of Hormuz — one of the world's most crucial choke points — and it is resource rich.
Iran is the world's most dominant Shia Muslim power. Since seizing power in the 1979 revolution, Iran's clerical regime has withstood war, revolt and crippling economic sanctions.
Iran would not capitulate as quickly as Saddam's Iraq or Gaddafi's Libya. Anyway, its leaders are too shrewd to invite an Iraq-style US invasion with American troops rolling down the streets of Tehran.
And while Iran is preparing for a long drawn out battle. This is what is going on with US soldiers. . . .